- a specialist in dermatology, especially a doctor who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the skin.
Origin of dermatologist
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Examples from the Web for dermatologist
An ER doctor can chat with a dermatologist via Glass, and the dermatologist can hear and see everything the ER physician does.Google Glass Is Helping Doctors Save Lives. Maybe It’s Time to Reconsider the Poorly Received Technology.
Valerie Vande Panne
March 28, 2014
My dermatologist urges all white folks in the South to wear hats.Allan Gurganus: How I Write
October 16, 2013
It's like going to a dermatologist for a second opinion when you are told you have a brain tumor.Trayvon Was Black. It Matters.
July 15, 2013
He consulted a dermatologist, who promptly misdiagnosed him with a standard skin condition.Vigilante Bedbug Exterminators
August 27, 2010
The spray-tan disasters that Miami dermatologist Loretta Ciraldo encounters aren't funny.Spray-Tan Horror Stories
July 7, 2010
The skin specialist termed "dermatologist" is another production which flourishes—more or less—upon the ignorance of the public.Valere Aude
Willan, with all his erudition, was a dermatologist, and acted on the maxim that there is nothing like leather.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
At present the therapeutic use of the X-ray is rightly falling into the hands of the dermatologist and the medical clinician.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
Word Origin and History for dermatologist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.
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